The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 97 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 21 31 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.48% 1.99% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.04% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 39
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1373 1521 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.69% 97.88% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1288 1731
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Oxfordshire region.

DBA Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -18 7 £35,000 -22.22%
Thame - 1 £35,000 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (46.67%) .NET
3 14 (46.67%) MySQL
4 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) Release Management
5 12 (40.00%) Scrum
6 11 (36.67%) Data Modelling
6 11 (36.67%) RDBMS
6 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
7 10 (33.33%) DevOps
7 10 (33.33%) Data Architecture
7 10 (33.33%) OpenEdge
7 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (16.67%) Data Management
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (10.00%) XML
10 3 (10.00%) C#
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (6.67%) Web Development
11 2 (6.67%) Degree
11 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle
12 1 (3.33%) DB2

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) OpenEdge
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (46.67%) MySQL
3 11 (36.67%) RDBMS
3 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.33%) DB2
7 1 (3.33%) MS Access
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Replication
1 1 (3.33%) Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.33%) Open Source
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
2 12 (40.00%) Release Management
3 11 (36.67%) Data Modelling
4 10 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 10 (33.33%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (16.67%) Data Management
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
8 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.33%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.33%) Content Management
8 1 (3.33%) Document Management
8 1 (3.33%) ETL
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) XQuery
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Sage
2 1 (3.33%) Primavera
2 1 (3.33%) Open Text